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. if it passes, richmond will be the first city to impose such a tax on businesses. the town hall meeting starts at 7:00 in bethlehem baptist church in richmond. >>> good afternoon to you, a cooling trend is under way as we run through monday and the week ahead. we have temperatures slightly cooler. given your little look at the sunshine over parts of the east bay. meanwhile, inside the bay and along the coast, the fog is still pretty thick. the national weather service has issued a dense fog advisory from inside the bay as well as the coast lasting through the afternoon. i want to head to the east coast. the winds gusting anywhere from 60-70 miles an hour. the storm surge is battling the coastline. you could see at the still photo, we have blizzard conditions around the appalachian. we have the coast being pounded into new jersey an the new york harbor 60 miles out. so sandy is on the way ashore and it should make landfall in the next couple of hours. >>> here in the pacific, we've got some changes on the way. take a look at the system here. ironically, sandy is telling this system, we expect t
rain will be with us for at least the first half of the thursday. we'll be drying out and clearing out in time for the weekend. we have still sunshine. >>> still ahead, why facebook has an important meeting with the leaders of the peninsula city. . >>> wall street is preparing to reopen for business as new york city slowly recovers from the wreckage of hurricane sandy. the new york stock exchange plans to begin trading for the first time since friday. they say the trading floor didn't suffer any damage from the storm. it's the first time since a blizzard in late march of 1888. the bad weather closed the markets for two days in a row. >>> the city council will discuss the expansion of facebook headquarters. facebook currently has a nine building complex for 613 workers. the company has plans to expand with another building for an addition 2800 employees. some people in menlo park has expressed concerns on the expansion it has on local traffic and community services. >>> today on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00, we're less than 24 hours from the giant victory parade in san francisco. the fin
. >>> the first-ever target store in san francisco will soon open. the grand opening of city target is october 14th. the new store is smaller than other target stores t will open early at 7:00 a.m. during the week. that's to give computers a chance to shop before work. >>> and the world's largest hot air balloon festival is underway. nearly 500 balloons launched yesterday at the 41st annual albuquerque international balloon fiesta. bad weather pushed back the start of the event which had been scheduled to begin on saturday. the visitors said they forgot all about the clouds when they saw the balloons rising in the sky. >>> today at 5:00 we're following president obama as he makes his way to the bay area on his california campaign. our crews are there waiting for his arrival. this as we're getting word of a protest set for this afternoon. thank you for trusting the news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. be sure to join us again at 5:00. we're always here for you at ktvu.com. and mobile ktvu.com.
and pulled that baby out. >>> san francisco's first target opened their doors this morning. alex savidge explains why this store is different and tailored just for city shoppers. >> reporter: san francisco's new city target welcomed shoppers this morning for its soft opening. a few hun people came in to check out the -- a few hundred people came in to check out the not so-store. >> household supplies that you need around the house. >> reporter: larry says he's just glad he doesn't have to drive to the san bruno one. >> i only live three miles down the road. simple bus ride. >> it's exciting. i don't have to go far now. >> reporter: this new store is supposed to be tailored to life in the city. they don't sell patio furniture. they sell more coffeemakers and other appliances. the manager says there is mall packages and even smaller shopping carts. >> we found the guests in the urban store don't purchase as much in one trip. >> at a ribbon-cutting ceremony last night, mayor ed lee touted the 300 employees hired on. 70% of them, san francisco residents. but not everyone is celebrating the
shaping up around the bay area. with the first rainfall of the season remaining well offshore for the most part. at least thus far giving you a live look from the city, you can see a light wind blowing. the general motors as well as the a's flag, we are rooting for the home team, will have your a's forecast in a moment. northeasterly breeze over s pho, fairfield reported a north wind at six, calm conditions in san jose, we recall breeze in oakland about seven miles per hour. a variable wind around the bay area. 60s outside the door, 6 in livermore, 65 santa rosa, these numbers a few degrees within what we were 24 hours ago. some of the slightly cooler, some of us warmer, and you can see just a few specks of moisture over storm tracker two. let me show you the satellite and radar and we'll get a better picture. right off the west coast, there it is churning right here, but you can see for yourself as the rain begins to move closer to shore, it kind of frizzles out, dries out, reported a few scattered showers this morning, but for the most part, most of us are dealing with partly cloudy skie
in seattle. the court found that yellow pages are protected free speech under the first amendment. san francisco officials wanted to stop the delivery to those who don't request them saying the books clog up the landfill. but the city decided to suspend the law, spending more court hearings. >>> we'll talk to people who can't wait to get their hands on a new apple product. >>> and you may smell and see something different the next time you take b.a.r.t. >>> indexes wavering. the stock market turned calm. in a policy state, the federal reserve just announced in the last hour, it will stick to its plan until the job market improves and repeated to keep rates near zero until mid-20 15. taking a live look at the big board, the dow down 25, the nasdaq down 8. s&p down 4. >>> some apple fans want to be among the first to get the new ipad mini. there are new people camping outside of the store. they will have to wait a few days. apple will start to take orders on friday but they won't start shipping until next month. >>> san francisco mayor, ed lee, is supported -- is reportedly giving the co
of sacramento. a funnel cloud touched down around 3:15 yesterday afternoon. you see it here. yuba city in sutter county. this is video of the storm, the twister downed trees and power lines. no one was hurt. later today, a storm survey team will be out here -- out there. >>> the first storm of the season brought heavy snow to higher elevations. there are reports up to 30 inches in some locations in the sierra. the snow caused a lot of problems on the roads. chain restrictions were in place yesterday and this morning but they've now been lifted in most areas and again steve will join us tomorrow with specifics on how much more snow and rain we can expect. >>> and turning now to election news, president obama will be back on the campaign trail today, criticizing his opponents' performance in last night's -- opponent's performance in last night's debate. >> in a world of profound threats and challenges, america leads leadership that is strong and steady. governor romney's foreign policy has been wrong and reckless. [ cheers ] >> last night, he was all over the map. [ cheers ] >> did you notice that
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